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What does ‘Spiritual Capital’ mean? Dr Michael O’Sullivan SJ discusses.

Michael O’Sullivan SJ worked in El Salvador and Pinochet’s Chile. He talks about the moral morass he found himself in, the importance of liberation theology and his friendship with Sr Pat Farrell, former head of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LWCR). And all in the context of the papacy of Pope Francis.

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Dr Michael O’Sullivan SJ: reflections on Pope Francis

Michael O’Sullivan SJ worked in El Salvador and Pinochet’s Chile. He talks about the moral morass he found himself in, the importance of liberation theology and his friendship with Sr Pat Farrell, former head of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LWCR). And all in the context of the papacy of Pope Francis.

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What is applied spirituality?

Michael O’Sullivan SJ is the Director of a Masters programme in Applied Spirituality at All Hallows College, Dublin. He talks to Pat Coyle of the Jesuit Communication Centre about the students and the topics they’ve chosen, in this relatively new and popular discipline.

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Imagination and Spirituality

Renowned author Michael Paul Gallagher SJ talks to Pat Coyle about the role of the imagination in spirituality.

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Pope Francis as new element of hope

Jesuit theologian and well known author Michael Paul Gallagher sees real hope for the future of faith in the person of Pope Francis.

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Fr Jim Corkery SJ reflects on the first Jesuit Pope

Jesuit theologian Jim Corkery is co-author of a recently published book on the history of the papacy. If he updates it, Pope Francis has already given him plenty to write about, as is clear from this wide-ranging interview with Pat Coyle.

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Brendan McManus SJ on Tertianship

In this interview Brendan McManus SJ likens the tertianship training year, part of the Jesuit cycle of formation, to taking apart a tractor engine and — of course — putting it back together.

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Bruce Bradley SJ on the future development of Irish Education

The need for radical reform of the Irish education system is what Minister Ruairi Quinn advocates in the summer edition of the influential Jesuit journal Studies. And editor Bruce Bradley SJ has invited a number of vested interest groups to respond. He talks to Pat Coyle about this latest contribution to the conversation on what kind of education system we ...

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The life of an Irish francophile, Conor Harper, SJ

Conor Harper SJ has recently received the prestigious medal of Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres from the French Ambassador for his services to the french community in Ireland over the past forty years. He talks here to Pat Coyle about what his intimate connection with France has meant to him during this time.

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